Jed Kim Environment Reporter
Jed Kim is an Environment Reporter for Southern California Public Radio.
Before joining KPCC, Jed was a producer at WNYC’s “The Takeaway” and an associate producer for the HBO documentary “Birders: The Central Park Effect.” His work has been featured on NPR and Marketplace.
Jed graduated from the University of Chicago in 2002, with a biology degree. After a few years of working in a laboratory, he decided that he’d be much happier as a radio reporter. He graduated from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism in 2008.
Stories by Jed Kim
Looking at the city's iconic playground these days may make it seem as though there's no drought. A closer inspection, however, shows another story.
The drought — or wizentimer as we're calling it this week — is still having effects up and down the state. In one case, some want water to go down to up.
Today's news focuses largely on farming under the grip of the drought, along with senators Boxer and Feinstein playing good cop/bad cop on drought relief.
A new investigative unit has already responded four incidents involving possible violations of workplace and environmental safety rules
Thursday's roundup reassures thrill seekers and tattles on some water wasters.
Last year, he was looking healthy in iconic photos taken of him in Griffith Park. Now, he's suffering from skin disease and toxins in his blood.
New UC president Janet Napolitano takes an aerial tour of areas hit hard, bats have a tougher time making their journey and more drought news.
In two years, the city has tripled its solar capacity. But it's still only a fraction of the city's power needs.
Chronicling the dastardly exploits of the fiendish drought, today's roundup looks at how it's impacting politics, fish and fruit.
In January, AQMD adopted a regulation that would require Exide to achieve negative pressure at its facilities by April 10, with the intention of limiting emissions of arsenic and other toxins.
Yard restrictions are being eased, more birds are disintegrating against fighter jets and more dead bats are being found in Sacramento. More in today's drought roundup.
CAL FIRE has already responded to nearly 900 wildfires so far this year. Normally, that number would be below 340. Here's how to get ready.
Representatives from Cape Town to Columbus gather in LA during CicLAvia weekend to share best practices.
While vegetable prices remain low, beef prices are climbing, partially due to the drought. Meanwhile, the New York Times stresses drought lessons for kids.
The wasting disease targets several species of sea stars and has moved into local waters. In extreme cases, afflicted organisms disintegrate within days.